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Photograph by:
Strand Studio, American  Search this
Subject of:
Chuck Green, American, 1919 - 1997  Search this
James Walker  Search this
Chuck and Chuckles, American, founded 1932  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/16 × 7 3/8 in. (23.3 × 18.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.3 × 20.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1932-1944
Description:
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of the tap duo, Chuck Green and James Walker. Both young men are depicted in profile towards the right side of the image, with their faces turned towards the viewer. The young men are depicted as if walking, with their proper right legs held forward, slightly above the ground. Walker, depicted on the left side of the image, is wearing a dark, double breasted jacket, tie, medium toned pants, and a white fedora with a dark band. The brim of his fedora is turned up. Green is depicted on the right side of the image. He is wearing a medium toned, double breasted jacket with dark silk lapels and buttons, a tie, and a bowler hat. Both young men are smiling. The photographer’s mark, printed in the negative in the bottom left corner reads, [STRAND / N.Y]. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the image.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.107
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5585131d7-7e68-40de-8a75-266e3f67f79c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.107